Casimero title defense taking shape as Probellum Promotions wins bid to promote fight

Glendale G. Rosal 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The mandatory world title defense of three division world champion John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero is taking shape after the Probellum Promotions won the purse bid put up by the World Boxing Organization (WBO). This…

Donaire hits Casimero for spreading fake news, refusing to fight

Glendale G. Rosal 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world bantamweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. took to social media anew to debunk WBO world bantamweight champion Johnriel “Quadro Alas” Casimero’s latest tirades against him.…

Sultan rises to No.9 in WBA bantamweight rankings

Glendale G. Rosal 09/07/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world title challenger Jonas “Zorro” Sultan has barged into the top 10 rankings of the World Boxing Association (WBA) bantamweight division. Sultan, the 29-year old pride of Tampilisan, Zamboanga del Norte,…

Villanueva, Barriga notch confidence-boosting wins in ‘Kumbati 8 & 9’

Glendale G. Rosal 03/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two-time world title challenger “King” Arthur Villanueva and Olympian Mark “Pretty Boy” Barriga earned confidence-boosting victories in Omega Pro Sports International’s one-day double-boxing event, “Kumbati 8 & 9” at the IPI compound in…

WBA, IBF champ Inoue to fight IBO champ Dasmariñas in June

Glendale G. Rosal 03/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Boxing fans from all over the world will get a different showdown than what they expected. This after, the unbeaten WBA and IBF world bantamweight champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue won’t be facing Filipino WBO…

WBA Bantamweight Champion Inoue taps ALA boxers as sparring partners

Mars G. Alison 03/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — World Boxing Association (WBA) Bantamweight Champion Naoya Inoue of Japan has tapped ALA Boxing Promotions KJ Cataraja and Jeo Santisima as his sparring partners. Cataraja is the WBO Youth Super Flyweight champion while…

More action added to Pinoy Pride 45 card

Glendale Rosal 10/21/2018

TWO-TIME world title challenger “King” Arthur Villanueva of the ALA Boxing Gym will add spice to the already sizzling stacked fight card of the Pinoy Pride 45: Triple WBO Championships on November 24 at the International Eucharistic…

For failing drug test, WBC orders Luis Nery to fight Shinsuke Yamanaka again

AP, Glendale Rosal 11/01/2017

REMATCH ORDERED Tokyo— The World Boxing Council has ordered a rematch between Japanese boxer Shinsuke Yamanaka and Luis Nery for the bantamweight title three months after the Mexican failed a drug test. Nery denied Yamanaka a 13th…

Casimero faces fellow Pinoy pug in junior bantamweight debut

Glendale G. Rosal 06/13/2017

JOHNRIEL “Cuadro Alas” Casimero’s quest to become a three-division world champion will begin with a tough match-up as he debuts in the junior bantamweight division against fellow Filipino boxer Richie Mepranum on June 25 in Iligan City.…

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Glendale G. Rosal 04/17/2017

Stronger, more accurate Tapales tapped to win by KO in first title defense Reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) World Bantamweight champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales and stablemate Neil John Tabanao arrived in Japan yesterday for their respective major…

Tepora, Araneta face Indon foes

Calvin D. Cordova 02/18/2017

The fourth edition of the rising “Who’s Next? 4 Pro-Boxing Series” promises to be an explosive one as Omega Boxing Gym’s prized stalwarts Jhack Tepora and Christian Araneta battle separate opponents from Indonesia on March 18 at…

Veteran Fuentes fights Japanese foe tonight

Glendale G. Rosal 12/30/2016

ALA Boxing Gym’s Rocky “Road Warrior” Fuentes guns for a huge upset in hostile territory as he battles Japanese Shohei Omori tonight at the Shimazu Arena in Kyoto, Japan. The former two-time world title challenger Fuentes (35W-8L-2D-20KOs)…

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